Belle of the Yukon

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Belle of the Yukon
Belle of the Yukon Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by William A. Seiter
Produced by William A. Seiter
Screenplay by James Edward Grant
Story by Houston Branch
Starring
Music by Arthur Lange
Cinematography Ray Rennahan
Edited by Ernest J. Nims
Production
company
International Pictures
Distributed by RKO Pictures
Release dates
  • December 27, 1944 (1944-12-27) (U.S.)[1]
Running time 83 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Belle of the Yukon is a 1944 American film produced and directed by William A. Seiter and starring Randolph Scott, Gypsy Rose Lee, and Dinah Shore.[2] Based on a story by Houston Branch and set in the days of the great Canadian Gold Rush, the film is about a "reformed" con artist-turned-dance hall owner whose girlfriend, singer Gypsy Rose Lee, tries to keep him on the straight and narrow. In 1946, Belle of the Yukon received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Song and Best Music Scoring.[3]

Cast[edit]

  • Randolph Scott as Honest John Calhoun aka Gentleman Jack
  • Gypsy Rose Lee as Belle De Valle
  • Dinah Shore as Lettie Candless
  • Bob Burns as Sam Slade
  • Charles Winninger as Pop Candless
  • William Marshall as Steve Atterbury
  • Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams as Sheriff Mervin Maitland
  • Robert Armstrong as George
  • Florence Bates as Viola Chase
  • Victor Kilian as Professor Salsbury
  • Wanda McKay as Cherie Atterbury
  • Edward Fielding as C.V. Atterbury
  • Jane Hale as Dance Specialty[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Belle of the Yukon: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Belle of the Yukon". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Awards for Belle of the Yukon". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Full cast and crew for Belle of the Yukon". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 

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